Resource: Colour Thesaurus

Helping pupil to improve their writing is always a priority, and working effectively with dictionaries or a thesaurus is a fantastic aide to help that development. Writing descriptively can really enhance a story, as Ingrid Sundberg explains on her blog, “I can paint a more evocative image in my reader’s mind if I describe a character’s hair as the colour of rust or carrot-squash, rather than red.”

For fun, the writer and children’s book illustrator has created a series of images that can help young writers broaden their language and writing, encouraging young authors to “Fill your stories with a rainbow of images” – A great resource for the primary/elementary classroom and beyond…


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